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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

Suggestions for your visit

  • Off-beat treats

  • Quick dash

  • Exploring the Universe

  • Art

  • Cutting-edge

  • Interactive Fun

  • Medicine and Health

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Gallery

Who Am I?

Who am I? investigates everyone’s favourite subject – themselves
free

Gallery

Making the Modern World

See Stephenson’s Rocket, the Apollo 10 command module and much more
free

Exhibition

Listening Post

Listening Post is currently closed
free

Gallery

Challenge of Materials

Investigate the science and history of materials
free

Gallery

Mathematics

Discover a fascinating world of instruments and models
free

Exhibition

Science in the 18th Century

Explore King George III’s collection of scientific apparatus
free

Gallery

The Science and Art of Medicine

Discover treasures that tell the fascinating story of medicine
free

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